You can read a JSON file in Python by following these steps:
- Import the
- Open the JSON file using the
open()function in Python. The file should be opened in read mode (
- Load the contents of the JSON file using the
json.load()method. This will convert the JSON data into a Python object.
- Close the file using the
Here is an example code snippet that shows how to read a JSON file in Python:
import json # Open the JSON file in read mode with open('example.json', 'r') as f: # Load the contents of the file using json.load() data = json.load(f) # Close the file f.close() # Print the data print(data)
In this example,
example.json is the name of the JSON file that you want to read. The
with statement is used to automatically close the file when you’re done reading it. Once the file is read and its contents are loaded into the
data variable, you can then manipulate it as a Python object.